The Prime Minister Imran Khan performed the groundbreaking of Lillah-Jhelum road in Islamabad and said that the incumbent government has built more roads than the previous PML-N regime and even at a lower cost despite an increase in inflation.
The Premier while speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, he said that during the entire PML-N tenure 650-kilometer road was constructed while during the 3-year tenure of the PTI, they have built 1750-kilometer roads.
The PM Imran Khan said that “We have even approved tenders of 3280-kilometer roads,” added that 2-way roads in their tenure are being built at 33% less amount than being spent during the PML-N tenure despite an increase in prices of various products.
He said that Rs1000 billion additional amount was spent during PML-N tenure on building roads and criticized that if that amount was saved then it could be spent on various public welfare projects.
The Prime Minister Imran Khan also said that “I am talking about roads only and now estimate as to how much money is being stolen from other projects,”that is why the PML-N leadership has never answered as to from which money they have purchased their London flats, he added
The PM Imran Khan said, That the way this government has tackled the coronavirus pandemic has attracted praise from western countries, added that “After a period of 100 years, the world has faced such a disaster and the way Pakistan tackled it was commended by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson,”
He said that even the World Bank has admitted that the poverty ratio has declined during the incumbent tenure, The inflation was owing to the products imported by the country mainly fuel products and assured that likewise, they dealt with the coronavirus pandemic, the government would also pull out the nation from the recent hike in inflation, He added
The Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that “We will be bringing a major package soon to deal with the rising inflation,” He said that the incumbent government was not planning for the next election rather for the next generation as the country’s 60% population is below 25.
He further added that “We will have 10 new dams in the next 10 years,” also said that they were being planned 40 years before but executed during their tenure to cater to the rising demand of water needed to improve yield in the country whose population has gone beyond 220 million.
He said while sharing the government plans to plant 10 billion trees that we have effectively laid down the plan to improve forest land in the country, also said that fun was made of him when he launched the tree plantation drive in 2010.
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